How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Babysitting service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
TripAdvisor Reviews Closenberg Hotel Galle
Travel Blogs from Galle
... head, dear', every time I walked up the narrow stairs to my room. This happened rather often, as I tried to adjust slowly to the tropical warmth, and so alternated hours of exploring with napping under my air-conditioned mosquito net. A particularly lovely time in Galle is the hour before sunset when all of town and all the tourists seem to take to the ramparts for an evening stroll. I liked walking the walls so much that ...
... br> You can stay in our transit hotel and pay a shitload of money
But first a new boarding pass, new boarding pass, new boarding pass
First a new boarding pass, 3000 rupees please.
I don't have cash rupees, cash rupees, cash rupees
I don't have cash rupees, dear Mr DrukAir
Sri Lanka is a much-needed change as far as I’m concerned. I was getting over the busy cities and although both Barcelona and Istanbul are beautiful places I felt I was reverting to a 12 yr version of myself as in; Churches and Mosques should only be viewed from the outside and preferably from a considerable distance and the same goes for museums. I can’t stand queuing never have, never will ...
... and order "Shex on ze Beech!" cocktails.
The beach is lovely, although very crowded, and the sea is gorgeously light blue, clear and warm. Vendors selling mango, pineapple and papaya ply their trade alongside souvenir sellers, masseurs, palm readers and even snake charmers with a monkey on a leash.
The following day we take a longer ride up the coast to Hikkaduwa and a quite incredible beach. It's vast and the kind of palm-fringed, ...
... Kelani is famous for white water rafting and was also used as the location for the 1957 film The Bridge On The River Kwai, starring Alec Guinness. After three hours on the road we stop for a cup of Ceylon tea in the village of Kitulgala, at the rest house where the cast and crew stayed while shooting. Their pictures adorn the walls by the toilets. Once out of the mountains it's still a a long drive through the central plain before we hit the brand ...